Theologian Natalia Marandiuc explores the meaning of home and the authenticity of self in a world of both beautiful and toxic difference.
Theologian Natalia Marandiuc explores the meaning of home and the authenticity of self in a world of both beautiful and toxic difference. She is Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology, and author of The Goodness of Home: Human and Divine Love and the Making of the Self.
- Natalia Marandiuc, The Goodness of Home: Human and Divine Love and the Making of the Self.
- The globalized world suffers from an impoverishment of heart.
- Home is a fraught place.
- Homes give human relationships sturdiness that Earth alone does not provide.
- Home as a noun and a verb.
- Using the neuropsychology of attachment
- Home as a dynamic that “allows for continuities and discontinuities.”
- Growing into freedom and agency.
- “Godself inhabits human relations of love, human attachment, therefore there is a dual creative act”
- Creative agency of home can be uses for good and bad.
- Retrieving the goodness of difference from origin stories.
- Healing by reweaving human relations.
- “A love-rich theological anthropology.”
- “The reformation of our imagination at one level and a reformation of our ability to act in the world.”
- Home, self and love each as triads that cannot be divorced.